The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.55% 1.12% 4.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 2.97% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.84% -11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.20%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 134 101 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 50.76% 37.69% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 67
Median daily rate £313 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Leicestershire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +8 11 £500 +40.84% 1
Middleware
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (71.43%) Scala
1 10 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (50.00%) Akka
2 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 7 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 7 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) Puppet
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Ansible
5 2 (14.29%) Docker
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (14.29%) Terraform
5 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Couchbase
1 7 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Scala Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum Master
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (50.00%) Akka
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 7 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Microservices
3 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Scala
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
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